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Lorryman Charged for Forcing Brother, 12, to Perform Oral Sex

A 26-year-old man allegedly forced his 12-year-old brother to perform oral sex on him and has since been charged with one count of sexual penetration of a child.  Police reported  that the man is scheduled to appear virtually before a Princes Town Magistrate on Thursday.  The accused, a lorryman, who resides in Princes Town, was charged […]Read More

Griffith Refuses Questions on Police Quizzing SORT Head

  Sue-Ann Wayow COMMISIONER of Police Gary Griffith did not answer questions relating to investigations concerning police officers at a media briefing on Thursday. At the start of the question and answer segment he said, “Early, to cut half of the questions, we would not be entertaining any questions or give any statements pertaining to […]Read More

Commentary: Vaccine Fear

  IN the rush to vaccinate citizens who are 60 years and over with the Covid-19 vaccines from the COVAX facility expiring on May 31, citizens are skeptical. They are concerned whether it could be trusted to be safe especially when on the verge of taking the vaccine the prime minister tested positive for Covid-19. […]Read More

2 Covid-19 Deaths, 85 New Cases

ON a day when the Government introduced rollback measures, two more deaths due to Covid-19 have been recorded. The Ministry of Health also reported 85 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday. The number of Covid-19 related deaths in Trinidad and Tobago now stands at 148. The ministry stated in its latest update that the […]Read More

2 New Covid-19 Cases in Tobago

THERE are two new positive cases of Covid-19 in Tobago bringing the total number of active  cases on the island to 23. This according to a from the Division of Health Wellness and Family Development, of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) on Wednesday. The division stated that the number of samples submitted to the […]Read More

6 Held for Gun, Ammo in Maraval

SIX persons were arrested and guns and ammunition seized during a joint police raid in Maraval on Monday. Police reported on Tuesday that officers attached to the Maraval Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Western Division Task Force, and the Canine Unit, executed six search warrants following investigations into several reports of robberies in the area. The searches […]Read More

Police Hold 3 Inside House at Siparia Hill

THREE persons were caught red-handed breaking into a house on Monday. The three individuals, two 17-year-olds and a 23-year-old man were arrested, police reported on Tuesday. Police stated that around 7.40am, a woman reported to the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) Charford Court Base that she visited her property located at Siparia Hill, East Dry River, […]Read More

UNC Boycotts Parliament Again

  By Sue-Ann Wayow OPPOSITION Members of Parliament have once again boycotted the Lower House and therefore the questions in the oral answer item on the order paper could not be done. The announcement was made by Speaker of the House of Representatives Brigid Annisette-George who said the 18 questions have now lapsed. Since the […]Read More

Indian High Commissioner Thanks PM, Kamla On Arrival of 40,000

  TRINIDAD and Tobago has received the gift of 40,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from India. The shipment was delayed by 24-hours and arrived at the Piarco International Airport around 10.22 pm on Tuesday on an Amerijet plane. The vaccines were expected to arrive in Monday but were delayed due to bad weather. Indian High Commission to […]Read More

Partial Lockdown Again in T&T

  By Prior Beharry WITH the number of Covid-19 cases rising, the Government has once again put in place partial lockdown measures including the closure of all beaches. This was announced by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual medial conference on Wednesday. He said in-house dining in restaurants, bars, cinemas and casinos will […]Read More